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Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro set for voting into Seven Wonders of the...

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (eTN) - Africa's highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro, is listed among 10 leading tourist destinations nominated as candidates for the 7 natural wonders of the world.

Tanzanian President’s motives for Serengeti highway becoming clear

(eTN) - It was reported overnight that Tanzanian President Kikwete demanded the fast tracking of a proposed soda ash extraction plant at Lake Natron, when visiting the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Tanzania to build US$35 million ultra modern museum

ARUSHA, Tanzania - The Ngorongoro Conservation Area in northern Tanzania is whetting the appetite of travelers as it becomes one of the largest tourist destination in Tanzania, thanks to the re-excava

Archeologists discover ancient ruins along Tanzanian coastal area

(eTN) - Tanzanian archaeologists and historical experts have announced the discovery of dozens of ancient ruins along the coastal area, dating back to as far as the 13th century.

Destination news: Cattle invade Serengeti

(eTN) - The globally-renowned Serengeti National Park (SENAPA) cannot get out of the news lately. More bad stories have emerged, this time over a cattle invasion that occurred last week.

Lack of accountability and records forces 2 million US dollar refund

(eTN) - The Tanzanian Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism, already in the bad book of donors and development partners over their vague stand about the hugely controversial Serengeti highway proj

New Tanzanian tourism minister faces stern test over Serengeti controversy

(eTN) - When the former tourism minister, Shamsa Mwangunga, was shown the door by her constituents in the preliminary party elections, many attributed her loss to her failure to deliver to her own bac

Lobbyists against Serengeti highway change tune

(eTN) - It could not be ascertained if or how several organizations previously totally opposed to the planned highway across the Serengeti migration routes arrived at their sudden change of heart, but

Tanzania gets a new tourism minister

TANZANIA, Dar es Salaam (eTN) - Tanzania, an upcoming African tourist destination, has a new tourism minister, Mr.

Former German warship to be made a Tanzania musuem

(eTN) - Arguably the oldest ship on the Tanzanian registry is to be turned into a museum, going by reports received from regular sources in Arusha.

Tourism executive elected to join Tanzania parliament

TANZANIA (eTN) - In an unprecedented move likely to boost Tanzania's tourism through its political agenda, a prominent and senior tourism executive from the private sector has been elected to join Tan

Applications for air service licenses up in Tanzania

(eTN) - The Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA) last week provided information that the demand for air service licenses, compared with 2009, has risen by more than a third in the recent past.

Destination news: Tourism not campaigned in Tanzania political elections

TANZANIA, Africa (eTN) - Tanzania, a fast-growing tourist destination, held its traditional five-year general election on Sunday, October 31, 2010 to elect a new president, members of parliament, and

Busara festival preparations getting into high gear

(eTN) - The next "Sauti za Busara" music and culture festival, due to be held between February 9-13 next year, is getting into the hot period of preparations, with the 100-day countdown coming into si

Former Tanzania PM ready for shown down with environmental groups over...

(eTN) - Veteran politician Edward Lowassa, former prime minister of Tanzania seeking re-election, has taken to making statements against critics of the proposed road across the Serengeti.

Tanzania government cannot find investor for Air Tanzania

(eTN) - The handover ceremony last week of the 7th brand new ATR aircraft to Precision Air was graced by a number of government functionaries and key business personalities in Dar es Salaam at the Jul

Tanzania hot air balloons at national park

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Tanzania National Parks (TANAPA) wishes to inform the public and tourism stakeholders, both local and international, that hot air balloon operations in the Serengeti National Park r